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Merrilee Riley 

Co-Founder & Partner/pI-QP


951-529-3333 (M)

888-337-2692 (O)



20343 N. Hayden Rd #105-203

Scottsdale, AZ 85255

A Bit About Merrilee

With 31 years in the investigations field of Workers’ Compensation/Fraud Investigations, Health Care, Marketing, and the Security/Protection Industry, Merrilee’s industry network presents a unique platform that has facilitated excellence when taking care of the client’s investigative and business needs, as well as bringing together exceptional talent. She has had the opportunity to experience and share an understanding of the complicated and ever-changing industry in meeting the needs of her clients. Merrilee is known for her professionalism, dedication, and unsurpassed work ethic. Merrilee also enjoys being a Mentor by helping others to succeed in their goals and business opportunities.


As a licensed Private Investigator in the States of Arizona and California, as well as a standing member of several industry associations, her business experience also includes executive-level management, company oversight, marketing, business consulting, and finance. Merrilee has been able to collaborate with exceptional industry colleagues that are both work partners and advisors. She is grateful for her industry mentors who helped her over the years to achieve her business success.


As an entrepreneur and a woman business owner, Merrilee understands the issues businesses face in aspects of HR, Legal, Security/Risk Adversity, and Cyber Threats. The position has also taught her to be courageous when facing adversity, with an intense drive to achieve goals and show compassion when working with others in difficult situations.

Work Experience

  • Three decades of experience as a business owner and investigator of PI Firms in California & Arizona 

  • Tremendous industry network of Investigators, Security & Cyber Risk partners

  • BA in Criminal Justice with a well-rounded work history and business acumen

  • Successful referrals to local District Attorneys for prosecutions and convictions of fraud

  • Experience with Investigations with Municipalities, Public, Non-Profit and Private Sectors

  • Member and participant of various Industry Associations

  • Scottsdale Citizen Police Academy Graduate – Class 59

  • Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce – various committees

  • Lead position for charity and fundraising events

  • Mentor for industry colleagues

  • Advisor regarding the financial and personal protection of the elderly and workplace bullying


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